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Clemson Poetry Declamation Contest Awards Ceremony

The event in 2020 is canceled due to the impact of the COVID-19. We will see you in 2021!


The Forty-Eighth Annual Declamation Contest in 

American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, 
Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian and Spanish

The Department of Languages at Clemson University 


DATE:  Saturday, October 10, 2020 (Canceled)

DIRECTOR:  Su-I Chen, 864-656-2852,

DECLAMATION OFFICE: 864-656-3458 (Daniel Hall 113) (Call this number if you have any questions on the day of declamation.)

PLACE: Daniel Hall, Clemson University

CAMPUS TOURS: 9:00 AM, 11:30 AM, and 12:00 PM. Meet at the entrance of Daniel Hall.

REGISTRATION: 8:30 to 9:45 a.m., Daniel Hall

Refreshments are served on the first floor of Daniel Hall during registration. Lunch is available in the campus cafeteria at Core Campus Dining Hall (see map) and other places.

CONTEST: 10 a.m. to 12 noon (approximately), Daniel Hall

FEE: $10 per contestant (a student can enter in multiple contests for one flat fee)


AWARDS CEREMONY: There will be one awards ceremony held as soon after lunch as possible (approx. 1:30 p.m.) in  Tillman Hall Auditorium.

Clemson University expects parents, guardians and chaperons to provide supervision over minors who are in their care while on campus. Parents, guardians and chaperons should not leave minors unsupervised on University property at any time.


Photos from 2019

2019 Declamation

Photos from 2018

2018 Declamation

Photos from 2017

2017 Declamation

Photos from 2016

2016 Declamation

Photos from 2015

43rd Annual Declamation Contest

Photos from 2014

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